Category Archives: Basil

Italian Style Meatloaf

I am not much of a meat eater so anything that says “meat” in the title is generally not going to be my idea of a good time. However, about fifteen years ago I watched a chef take a big … Continue reading

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Lentil and Vegetable Soup

This soup is so quick and flavorful I can’t help but make it often in the colder seasons. You can toss this together in ten minutes or less. Keep in mind cooking time is about one hour. My entire family … Continue reading

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Real Food and Valentine’s Day

Candy at holidays could easily get me on a soap box. I am not anti-chocolate, but it is all just a little much these days. It seems like holiday after holiday includes bags full of candy. I have to admit … Continue reading

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Feeding a big family/Food Prep Marathon/Italian Kale Soup/French Bread

Now this is a rare thing in my house – a soup in a portion for two. I am used to making an extra-large size dutch oven portion of soup for our crowd. However, this recipe was born out of … Continue reading

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